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Breville Juice & Blend BJB840XL
 
Approximate retail price:
$450
Summary: This Breville blender was Very Good in overall performance, and has
  • Dial controls
  • glass jar
  • removable blade
  • 6 cup capacity and
  • 7 claimed speeds
  • and a juicer
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Type: Full Size Blender
About - Breville Juice & Blend BJB840XL

The Breville Juice & Blend BJB840XL is part of the blender test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, blender models like the Juice & Blend BJB840XL are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.


Icy drinks (Smoothies):
Smoothness and thickness of non-alcholic pina coladas are determined using assorted size sieves. Blenders that do well for icy drinks also do well for smoothies.

Convenience:
Judgements on ease of cleaning and replacing blade; clarity of controls and jar markings; pouring ease; and jar balance, etc.

Puree:
How well the blender pureed soup.
About This Brand

Breville is an Australian high-end brand offering upscale small appliances.  

Features & Specs - Breville Juice & Blend BJB840XL
info Glass jar Yes
info Plastic jar No
info Stainless-steel jar No
info Removable blade Yes
info Controls Dial
info Pulse Yes
info Jar weight (lbs.) 5
info Accessories Juicer, blade remover
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User Reviews - Breville Juice & Blend BJB840XL
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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
 
2.0
Poor seal design
12/12/2013
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Comment:
- difficult to take apart & clean<br />- more difficult to put back together without seal leaking on next use<br />- many incidences of lost smoothie because seal failed<br />- chrome base rusts due to fruit-based juice leakage over time
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
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